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Chemical fire extinguisher leak kills 8 in Thai bank

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DEADLY LEAK. Fire suppression chemicals were accidentally released at the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) building in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo by Narong Sangnak/EPA
Initial autopsy results show the victims suffocated due to lack of oxygen

BANGKOK, Thailand (Mar. 14, 2016) — Eight people died and 7 were injured when they accidentally triggered a fire extinguisher system inside the vault of a major Thai bank and released a suffocating cloud of chemicals, officials said Monday, March 14.

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